Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart receives The Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry

On November 18, 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate, professor sir Fraser Stoddart received The Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry at the TU/e during his lecture “My Journey to Stockholm” at Studium Generale. Professort Stoddart is currently making a lecture tour through The Netherlands organized by FMS.   Pictures by Satyaki Chaudhuri […]

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Focal Projects within FMS granted

In order to strengthen the science between the Stratingh Institute for Chemistry (RUG), the Institute for Molecules and Materials (RU) and the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (TU/e), a call for faculty members of the FMS Research Center was opened.  We are happy to announce that all submitted proposals were granted, which are all listed […]

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FMS researchers co-author work published in Nature

FMS researchers Bert Meijer (TU/e) and Ghislaine Vantomme (TU/e) contributed to the work by TU/e researchers that was recently published in Nature. In their work they developed new plastics that can move upon the exposure to light. An impressive video of the material can be found here. For more details on the work, find the paper here. […]

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Paul Kouwer and coworkers publish in Nature Communications

FMS member Dr. Paul Kouwer and coworkers at the Radboud University in Nijmegen recently published their work in Nature Communications, entitled: ‘Nonlinear mechanics of hybrid polymer networks hat mimic the complex mechanical environment of cells‘. Publication details: Maarten Jaspers, Sarah L. Vaessen, Pim van Schayik, Dion Voerman, Alan E. Rowan and Paul H.J. Kouwer, Nonlinear mechanics […]

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